BOSTON (AP) -- A 29-year-old restaurant manager has been identified as one of three people killed in the bombing at the Boston Marathon.
Her father says Krystle Campbell, of Medford, Mass., had gone with her best friend to take a picture of the friend's boyfriend crossing the finish line on Monday afternoon.
William Campbell says his daughter, who worked at a restaurant in nearby Arlington, was "very caring, very loving person, and was daddy's little girl." He says the loss has devastated the family.
He says the friend was seriously injured in the explosion.
An 8-year-old, Martin Richard of Boston, also died. He was at the finish line watching the race with his family.
MADISON, Wis. (NEWS RELEASE)– Earlier today, President Barack Obama issued a proclamation ordering flags to half-staff at all federal buildings, military posts, and installations until sunset on April 20, 2013, in remembrance and mourning of the tragic events in Boston.
In accordance with the President’s proclamation, the flags of the United States and State of Wisconsin will be flown half-staff at all buildings, grounds, and military installations of the State of Wisconsin equipped with such flags beginning Tuesday, April 16, 2013, and ending at sunset on April 20, 2013.
Yesterday, Governor Walker issued the following statement regarding the tragedy in Boston:
There is no explanation for the kind of evil that seeks to destroy. Our hearts go out to the victims of the bombing today in Boston. Tonette and I join our fellow Americans in sending our prayers and deepest sympathies to those injured and the families of those killed.